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A Message From Our Executive Director

Rev. Shawn Morrison
Executive Director & Founder

Good in the ‘Hood is dedicated to changing lives together with simple acts of kindness. Although our service opportunities are not solely limited to the urban community, we do have a purposeful inner-city affinity and a commitment to serve those with the most need.

We believe that goodness and kindness are inspirational, change-agent qualities and it is our firm conviction that urban renewal can begin to take place when a focused and contagious momentum of genuine kindness is made manifest. Our desire to inspire individuals, families and entire neighborhoods to take responsibility and ownership for the growth, improvement and well-being of their personal lives and community. Through partnerships and kindness-based initiatives we believe the physical, emotional and spiritual climate of an entire community can be changed for good.


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Good in the ‘Hood receives 2020 Best of Bloomington Award

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Good in the ‘Hood charitable non-profit. 2020 Best of Bloomington Award.

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Good in the ‘Hood Receives 2020 Best of Bloomington Award


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

SoleCare for Souls Foot Care (Nurses/Assistants) Union Gospel Mission (3-7p)

September 26, 2022
Nurses wtih current License Professionals and Assistants are needed: We provide medical foot care, a listening...

Shoe Sorting 12-3 pm

September 26, 2022
Sort shoes at our shoe warehouse. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!   This is a fun, group, or individual...

First Stop Shoe Event -Drop in Center at Lutheran Colportage (9:30a-4p)

September 26, 2022
Join us for a shoe event at this site. Volunteers will meet at the event...

Food shelf -In-A-Box at Antioch (10a-2p)

September 27, 2022
We provide a week's worth of groceries to those facing hunger in our community. Volunteers...

Food shelf -In-A-Box at Emma B Howe YMCA Pop-up Mobile (5-7p)

September 27, 2022
We provide a week's worth of groceries to those facing hunger in our community. Volunteers...

Each year we provide the following support and services to individuals and families:

2,000,000+

POUNDS OF GROCERIES DISTRIBUTED

1,300+

MEDICAL FOOT CARE PROVIDED FOR PEOPLE IN NEED

700+

HOLIDAY HELP ADOPT-A-FAMILY SPONSORSHIPS

17,000+

PAIRS OF SHOES AND WINTER BOOTS DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS, SHELTERS AND THOSE IN NEED

93,000+

INDIVIDUALS SERVED WITH FOOD SUBSIDIES AND ESSENTIAL GROCERIES

30,000+

HOUSEHOLDS PROVIDED WITH FOOD SUBSIDIES AND ESSENTIAL GROCERIES

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